The Kiwi-alt-pop kween was treating the crowd to some light banter, reflecting on her first ever festival experience at Splendour back in 2013, when she became visibly distracted by her top.
Never one to suffer fools (or be anything but straight-up with her fans), Ella Yelich-O’Connor immediately called out the garment for its unacceptable festival behaviour.
“My, uh, shirt has become disconnected from my body,” she politely informed the 35,000-strong crowd. “Will you give me a second to fix this and I’ll run back?
“Talk amongst yourselves,” Lorde directed the horde, as she sprinted offstage to rectify her sudden semi-topless situation.
And sure enough, she swiftly returned, ready to smash the rest of her Splendour set with a fully operational outfit.
Watch it all go down in the video below, and for all of the latest updates from SITG, check out our dedicated Splendour In The Grass 2018 Feed.